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102                                   FLOBA INDICA.                         [Aiionacea.
corresponds very closely in foliage with specimens from the Philippines (Cuining,
No. 1607, 1729); but these again have the flowers of the Khasia plant, and many
oblong, glabrous, slightly granular carpels, nearly l inch long, on stalks the same
length, and with numerous flat round seeds in two rows. The buds of this and the
preceding species are remarkable for the strong union of the calyx-lobes, the lines of
separation of which are not distinguishable till they are about to dehisce.
14,  U. Narum (Wall. Cat. 6473 A! B!); foliis oblongo-lanceo-
latis vel lineari-oblongis utrinque glabris, floribus terminalibus .sub-
solitariis, alabastris laevibus obtusis, petalis obovato-oblongis, carpellis
ovoideis obtusis longiuscule pedicellatis.W. at A. Prod. i. 9; Wight,
III. i. t. 6.   U. Zeylanica, Lam. non L>   Unona Naruca, Dun. Anon.
99 ; DC. Sysi. i. 486, Prod. i. 89.
HAS. In Zeylania! Malabaria I Carnatica! Maisor! Concan austr.,
DalseU/(v. s.)
Jrutex scandens. Ramiili glabri, nigricantes, rugulosi; partes novelise vix sub-
furfuraceee. Folia acuta vel breviter acuminata^ supra lucida, 36 poll, longa, 1-J-
1-3-lata, petiolo glabro i-poll. Floras rubescentes, diamctro l-]-poll. Pedicelli
filiformes, glabri, l-l-poll. Sepalo, rotundato-ovata, glabra vel versus margiuem
adpresse stellato-tomentosa, Petala basi plus minus coalita, utrinque Mvo-tomen-
tosa. Torus fructus depresso-globosus. Garjiella, 30-40, pediccllo 1-2-pollicari,
glabra, obscure torulosa. Semina 4-5, ovalia, compressa, hilo magno terminali, iu-
terduni 1-2 tantum et tuuc carpella subglobpsa.
This appears to be a \videly-diffused plant in southern India, but it is possible that
more than one species are sfcOl confounded under it. Wight figures the seeds as form-
ing two rows; but in all the specimens which we have seen, they occupy the whole
'breadth of the seed, and are consequently in one row. These doubtful points can
only be settled by careful study of the plant in a living state. The amount of
variation in the shape of the petals appears considerable, and in several specimens
from Ceylon they are united beyond the middle, and are occasionally increased in
number to seven or eight.
15.  U. Zeylanica (L. Sp. ii. 756); foliis (parvis) ellipticis vel
lanceolatis acuminatis glabris brevissime petiolatis, pedunculis solitariis
terminalibus vel oppositifoliis, petalis ovato-oblongis, carpellis ovoideis
subsessilibus fulvo-incanis.Dun. Anon. 88; DC. Syst. i. 481, Prod.
i; 88.   U. lutea, Wall. Cat. 6462! non Roxb.   U. Heyneaua, IF. et
A. Prod. i. 8, non Wall.   U. coriacea, Vahl, Syvti. iii. 72.    Guatteria
Malabarica, Dun. Anon. 134.    G. montana, DO. Syst. i. 508, Prod. i.
94;J2te Hal v. t. 17.
HAS. In sylvis Zeylaniae! Malabarise et Travancor!(t?. *.)
Jrutex die scandens, ramosissimus, dense foliosus. famuli graciles, n'gidi, cor-
tice cinereo ruguloso, adulti glabri, juuiores adpresse tomentosi. Folia basi acuta,
apice plerumquc louge angustata^ 2~3 poll, longa, f-1^- lata, petiolo vix jV'P0^
crasse coriacea, rigidji, atro-yiridia, subtus (sicca) lutescentia, pctiolis et costa subtus
subpuberulis, nervis incoiiapicuis, Pedunculi ramulos tenninantcs, vel ramulo er-
3urrente laterales, vix ^-pollicares, tomentosi, bracteolis 2-3 parvis oblongis prope
basin muuiti. tilabastri subglobosi, pisi magnitudine. floret rubescentes (ex
Burmannio punicei), diametro pollicares. StpaZa ovata, membranacea, nervosa. Pe-
tala, cxtus pubescentia, intus glabra, Stamina brevia, late oblongo-cuneata. Torus
firnctus globosus, parvus. Oarpella 4-12, polposa> utrinquo obtusa, apico brevissime
'mocrouulala, ovoidea vel (seminibus plerisque aborlientibus) globosa i-pollicaria, pr*
iicL-Ho brevissirno vix lineaiu lougo. Semina 3-6.